What is cold pressed Oil
Oil Extracted by cold press process where the oil seeds are crushed in a traditional oil extraction machine. There is no external heat applied in the extraction process. Also it is free from any chemicals and machine filtration processes.
Artificial/Machine filtration Requires Heat above Smoke (Boiling) Point to be done. Manual filtration process is done by just Letting the oil settle down for 24-48 hours.
Thus these oils are a little Thicker and full of Nutritive Values. thus Quantity Required for Cooking is less as Compared to Refined oil.
FIZZ (Foam) in the oil and its thickness is the PROOF of its Purity stating that there were no chemicals used in their making.
All that Glitters is Not Gold.
Use a mix of cold pressed oils
In day to day cooking one must make use of variety of cold pressed edible oils like Groundnut oil , Sesame oil , Sunflower oil , Safflower oil, Coconut oil , etc. Each oil has complimentary nutritional benefits which provides wholesome nutrition to the body. Thus by using a Mix Variety of oils one can have a complete Balanced Diet..
Note: Always store your oil and Ghee in a Steel Containers.
Organic cold pressed oils tend to have lower smoke point and are not suitable for very deep frying.
Refined, Bleached, and Deodorised Oils
Cooking oils are highly processed, using manufacturing methods that are destructive to oil molecules. These practices are utilised primarily to lengthen and stabilise the shelf life of oils.
After oils are pressed or solvent extracted from seeds and nuts, they are degummed, refined, bleached, and deodorised. The result is known as an RBD (refined, bleached, deodorised) and these oils, as a result, become colourless, odourless, and tasteless.
Cold pressed oils retain nutrients and flavour otherwise destroyed by heat in refined oil extraction, making them good for your heart and overall well being.
Cold-pressed oil extracted from groundnut or peanuts without the application of any external heat. It is a vegetable oil that is naturally trans fat-free, cholesterol free, and low in saturated fats. Can be used for frying as well as to add flavour while cooking.